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Year 7 Admissions 2024 Entry

Slough Consortium 11+ arrangements for September 2024 entry

The Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools consists of Herschel Grammar School, Langley Grammar School, St Bernard’s Catholic Grammar School and Upton Court Grammar School. The purpose of the Consortium is to coordinate arrangements for entry to Year 7 through a common 11+ examination. 

We operate a shared 11+ entrance examination process using the same examination papers and common eligibility criteria. The 11+ examination for entry to Year 7 in September 2024 will be held on Saturday 16 September 2023.

Registration for the Slough Consortium 11+ Examination

Registration for the Slough Consortium 11+ Examination for Year 7 entry in September 2024 was open from Thursday 27th April 2023 until Monday 12th June 2023 at 10am.

Registration closed at 10am on Monday 12th June 2023.

11+ test provider from September 2023

The Slough Consortium of Grammar Schools has contracted with GL Assessment as the test provider for the 11+ examinations to be held in September 2023, 2024 and 2025.

The structure and format of the examinations from September 2023 will be similar to those used under the previous provider. Pupils will sit two test papers, with questions covering a combination of verbal and non-verbal reasoning, English and mathematics. All marking and standardisation will be carried out by the test provider.

The eligibility score will continue to be set at 111 on a standardised scale.  Pupils who score 111 or above will be in the top 35% of the cohort sitting the examination and will be considered eligible for consideration for a grammar school place should their parents apply on their behalf.

The Slough Consortium has its own contract with GL Assessment and there will be no sharing of 11+ scores with any other schools.

Parents are advised to read the information about the 11+ examination process which will be posted on the websites of each of the four grammar schools later this term, and should not rely on other sources which may not be accurate.

Online Information Event

An online information briefing for parents was held on Tuesday 25th April 2023.  The aim of this briefing was to provide information about registering your child for the Slough Consortium 11+ examination and the arrangements for completing the Common Application Form.

A recorded version of the presentation can be viewed here.

Following the presentation, a question and answer session was held.  A summary of the questions asked by parents, and the Consortium responses, will be available through the following link shortly.

  • 11+ Information event Q & A summary

We have produced two key document to give you more information about the Slough Consortium 11+ testing process.  You can access them by clicking on the links below.

Slough Consortium Guide to the 11+ for 2024 Entry

Slough Consortium Key Dates

Please do take time to read the Admission Policy below.  If you are considering applying to St Bernard's Catholic Grammar School you will also need to complete a Supplementary Form by 31st October 2023.

Admissions Policy 2024 Entry

Supplementary Form 2024 Entry

Please find below details of the GL familiarisation papers.

English Parents' Guide

English 1 Test Booklet

English 1 Answer Sheet

Maths Parents' Guide

Maths 1 Test Booklet

Maths 1 Answer Sheet

Non-Verbal Reasoning Parents' Guide

Non-Verbal Reasoning 1 Test Booklet

Non-Verbal Reasoning 1 Answer Sheet

Verbal Reasoning Parents' Guide

Verbal Reasoning 1 Test Booklet
Verbal Reasoning 1 Answer Sheet

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